Good morning! My name is Kevin Wong, and I’ll be editing Kotaku today.
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It’s Wednesday, and we’re getting bored. We want to race cars, but unfortunately, we’re still locked in an office. But there is Another Way. We’re still going to race cars, we’re just going to do it virtually. We’re having a Forza 6 tournament, right here, and we want you to join in the fun.
That concludes my weekend run. As a longtime reader, who’s admired the Kotaku staff from afar, I have a greater appreciation for what they do on a daily basis. Thank you so much to the readers for your opinions, praise, and respectful disagreements.
Good morning! My name is Kevin Wong, and I’ll be editing Kotaku this weekend.
Greetings, Kotaku! It’s the weekend: my name is Phil Hornshaw, and I’ll be your guest editor for the next two glorious days.
You know what's better than video games? Video game announcements. There's always something thrilling about a big surprise reveal and a well-done teaser trailer, even if we might not see the game in question for years to come. That's why we're stoked for this weekend.
The nice folks in Gawker's advertising department like throwing parties and they've decided to throw one for Jalopnik readers who are in or near San Francisco this Saturday. They'll also give you all the chance to win an Xbox One and a copy of Forza 5. Details below.
The world of eSports is growing day by day and that means more events with larger prize pools than ever before. But that can also lead to collisions in scheduling for some of the biggest eSports tournaments.
Earlier this year, we all had a laugh along with/at the expense of a handful of video game industry hopefuls competing in the PlayStation Network reality show The Tester. Sadly, I won't be liveblogging the series' next season.
Instead of just coughing up an MSRP for Kinect, Microsoft's doing the announcement-of-an-announcement thing. But you can join up a Facebook page or text an SMS code to make sure you get immediate notification the sucker's $149. Or whatever.
Today's the day, party hounds. Kotaku is throwing its annual pre-E3 shindig in downtown LA and here are the details on the when, the where and the how old you have to be.
Because Kotaku parties tend to go on and on.
Aperture Science may have canceled its E3 party plans, but Kotaku's are officially locked in. As we tend to do the Sunday before E3, Kotaku is having a party. This one will be bigger than ever... and you're invited.
Readers, I'm sorry to report that Activision Blizzard's investment in Kotaku is not paying the dividends that we'd originally hoped and that Koticku will be ending its brief run, effectively immediately. All remaining Koticku staff has been let go.
Today, I'm excited to announce that Activision Blizzard is making a strategic investment into a new and exciting space, video game enthusiast press blogging, with the acquisition of Kotaku, formerly a Gawker Media property, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Publishing.
It's been a long time since we've had Kotaku tees for sale...
Just a reminder that come Monday, Live goes dead for 24 hours. Meantime Microsoft is larding up the weekend with a bunch of Play & Win sweepstakes. We've already mentioned the GTA IV Live Weekend, but there's also a raft of prizes being offered for Madden 09, NCAA 09, and NASCAR 09 — and, if I'm reading it right — if…